On Sat, Sep 16, 2006 at 08:56:11PM +0100, Gregory Stark wrote: [Re inet and cidr]
> Why are these varlena? Just for ipv6 addresses? Is the network mask length not > stored if it's not present? This gives us a strange corner case in that ipv4 > addresses will *always* fit in the smallfoo data type and ipv6 *never* fit. > Ie, we'll essentially end up with an ipv4inet and an ipv6inet. Sad in a way. Eh? Either will always fit. ipv6 is 128 *bits* and the new varlena header goes to 128 *bytes*. That should fit easily, no? Have a nice day, -- Martijn van Oosterhout <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://svana.org/kleptog/ > From each according to his ability. To each according to his ability to > litigate.
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